Employment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In a report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), more than 40 percent of Louisiana's workforce needs better skills and wages.
Marcie Foster, a policy analyst at CLASP, says that the...more
Starbucks, with its new "College Achievement Plan", is paying for its employee' college educations for their junior and senior year tuition for a degree from Arizona State University.
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience.
The fund is helping employers provide...more
Sandia National Laboratories researchers are viewed as contributory in creating jobs and furthering economic development.
Sandia has developed the medical diagnostic lab-on-a-disk SpinDx, which is...more
Linda Blumberg and Urban Institute researchers have analyzed the implications concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Employers.
In contrast to the belief that the ACA will raise costs and...more
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits.
Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...more
Verizon Wireless is going to expand its call center offices to spur 400 full-time jobs in Alabama, particularly in the Huntsville area.
The company has announced that more than 300 customer...more
Three economic development projects have been announced by South Carolina state officials that could bring several thousand jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill.
Business names and sites haven't been...more
Founder of Young Africa (YA), Ashoka Fellow and social entrepreneur, Dorien Beurskens, who was sanctioned as part of the Future Forward initiative, together with The MasterCard Foundation, shares her...more